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Judge orders conspiracy re-education for Lauryn Hill

lauryn hill

Singer told to undergo counseling over ‘conspiracy theory’ that music industry strangles real talent. Grammy award-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been ordered by a judge to “undergo counseling because of her conspiracy theories.” What was her conspiracy theory? That the music industry oppresses people with actual talent in favor of …

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Police raid home of IMF boss Christine Lagarde over Tapie scandal

Christine Lagarde

Police have searched the Paris home of the head of the International Monetary Fund as part of a fraud investigation centred on a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Christine Lagarde‘s flat was raided along with that of her office manager and the home of businessman Bernard Tapie, a former politician, …

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Currency wars: Venezuela devalues its currency by 46%

Venezuela Bolivar

While the rest of the developed world is scrambling here and there, politely prodding its central bankers to destroy their relative currencies, all the while naming said devaluation assorted names, “quantitative easing” being the most popular, here comes Venezuela and shows the banana republics of the developed world what lobbing …

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Our problem is the Federal Reserve – David Stockman

Former OMB boss David Stockman told CNBC that Romney’s vision of capitalism is not possible if the Federal Reserve continues to run the economy. Stockman said the only candidate that had it right was Ron Paul. “He was the only one that had it right about the Fed,” Stockman said. …

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Israelis unite for major anti-govt demonstration

“The time has come for an all out war,” say Israeli students, social activists and the country’s movement for equality in military service laws. The groups are joining forces for a major anti-govt protest in Tel Aviv on Saturday night. Leaders of the disparate movements are hoping that thousands of …

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Bill Gates admits to chemtrails

Chemtrails

Geo-engineers are finally coming out of the “chemtrail” closet, as reports are now emerging about deliberate plans in the works to dump untold tons of sulfate chemicals into the atmosphere for the purported purpose of fighting so-called “global warming.” The U.K.’s Guardian and others are reporting that a multi-million dollar research fund, …

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Ron Paul’s monumental last day as chairman against The Fed

BERNANKE SLAMS AUDIT THE FED Reports Reuters: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday rebutted Republican lawmakers pushing a bill that would give Congress the ability to review monetary policy decisions, saying it could compromise central bank independence. Bernanke said it would be a “nightmare scenario” if politicians decided to second-guess …

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Australia’s big-banks bonanza

AUSTRALIA’s big banks have been ranked the most profitable in the developed world for the second year running by the influential Bank for International Settlements. Despite slower credit growth threatening to crimp local lenders’ profits, the big four enjoy wider interest margins and lower costs than most of their overseas …

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Max Keiser says: “hang the bankers”

Viewers in the U.K. were surprised watching Channel 4’s “10 o’clock Live” show when guest Max Keiser, speaking in a debate moderated by one of the show’s presenters, David Mitchell – appealed to the live audience to “hang the bankers.” The audience applauded very enthusiastically. Keiser went on to explain …

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Anti-Austerity Anger: Greeks take to streets

Greece police protest

Thousands have taken to the streets throughout Greece to protest the drastic budget cuts proposed by the government. Minor scuffles with riot police took place in Thessaloniki after some youths set rubbish on fire and burned an EU flag. In Athens some 2,000 pensioners marched through the city to protest …

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ISIS declares the US dollar as its official currency

ISIS US dollar currency

ISIS may threaten violence against the United States and aim to rid the Islamic world of U.S. influence and U.S.-backed regimes, but if you want to do business in the group’s ersatz caliphate, you’d better have money backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. The AP reports : Within …

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Overpopulation is a myth

Hands on a globe

Nearly every day, the mainstream media dispenses new articles reinforcing the idea that humans are infesting the earth, overpopulating it like parasites and sucking it dry of resources. The magic number — 7 billion — is thrown at us like an accusation and a curse, as if the mere fact this many …

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The inevitable decline of retail

Online shopping is rippling through the economy, affecting not just retail but energy consumption and the job market. Correspondent Marc A. responded to my recent entry Is Anybody Else Tired of Buying and Owning Stuff? (September 7, 2012) with an informed commentary on how online shopping is affecting the retail sector. …

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How Puerto Rico can rebuild and become a powerhouse economy

How Puerto Rico can rebuild economy

After a particularly devastating hurricane season, Puerto Rico has an uncertain future. Already mismanaged and saddled with debt, the island territory now faces the virtually insurmountable task of rebuilding its infrastructure and economy. But amidst the rubble and heartache lies one of the greatest opportunities in the modern era not …

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Record number of Americans renounce their citizenship in 2015

United States of America passport citizenship

Between January and March of 2015, a record 1,336 Americans renounced their U.S. citizenship, according to a quarterly report by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that was published in The Federal Register. The list includes long-term permanent residents who are considered American citizens under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA), …

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5 million farmers sue Monsanto for $7.7 billion

Harvesting Alfalfa

Launching a lawsuit against the very company that is responsible for a farmer suicide every 30 minutes, 5 million farmers are now suing Monsanto for as much as 6.2 billion euros (around 7.7 billion US dollars). The reason? As with many other cases, such as the ones that led certain farming …

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